Peacefrog Records

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Peacefrog Records
Founded1991
FounderPete Hutchison
Paul Ballard
GenreVarious
Country of originUnited Kingdom
LocationLondon, England
Official Websitehttp://peacefrog.com
 
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Peacefrog Records
Founded1991
FounderPete Hutchison
Paul Ballard
GenreVarious
Country of originUnited Kingdom
LocationLondon, England
Official Websitehttp://peacefrog.com

Peacefrog Records are an independent record label based in London, United Kingdom. The label produces releases in many different styles of electronic music, as well as branching out into folk and indie artists such as José González, Nouvelle Vague and Little Dragon. The label was started by Pete Hutchison and Paul Ballard in 1991. After the Lodger 303 E.P., Ballard withdrew from Peacefrog Records. The record label subsequently released a number of techno records by artists including Luke Slater, Moodymann and Suburban Knight. The label has built up a following over the years, increased by the mainstream success of José González and has become synonymous for synching the majority of its recently signed artists music to film and television. Notable examples of this are the 2006 iconic Sony Bravia "Balls" (Jose Gonzalez) and in 2011, Twinings "Sea" (Charlene Soraia). Both artists enjoyed top 10 single success as a consequence. Peacefrog is also an active and successful music publishing company.

Peacefrog Records have a sublabel called Agenda.

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Past and present musicians

Advertising

A number of the label's artists have allowed companies to use their music on advertisements. Perhaps the most famous is the Sony BRAVIA advert, which uses González's "Heartbeats". Also, Nouvelle Vague's "Melt with You" appears on the T-Mobile Web'n'Walk advert and Findlay Brown's "Come Home" appeared on a MasterCard advert and Charlene Soraia on Twinings "Sea"

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